While there is a study indicating that animal species extinction rates are overestimated, some by 160%, there are also some new species that are discovered. Here is a little article with the decades top 10 new discoveries. Number one is pictured.
The bizarre concerns animal serial killers, and their investigators. Some are calling this animal CSI. In England there have been horse serial killings, and the latest concern swans. Weird stuff, read it here.